During a Parliamentary Debate,jack Accuses Jim of Lying to His
During a parliamentary debate,Jack accuses Jim of lying to his constituents Jim decides to sue.Which of the following is true?
A)Jack has a defence of absolute immunity.
B)Jack has a defence of qualified privilege.
C)Jack has a defence of absolute privilege.
D)Jim may bring an action for negligent misstatement.
E)Jack's conduct is called libel.
Exemplary damages are awarded by the court when it intends to
A)grant an injunction.
B)punish the wrongdoer.
C)compensate the victim for out-of-pocket expenses that can be quantified.
D)provide compensation for intangible injuries,such as pain and suffering.
E)compensate the victim's family for the loss of their loved one.
The purchaser of a bottled beverage is more likely to be successful in a suit for damages against the manufacturer as a result of becoming ill if
A)she saw a long black hair in the bottle and decided not to drink it.
B)she saw a long black hair in the bottle and dropped it on the ground before she opened it.
C)she saw a long black hair in the bottle after taking "a sip."
D)she gave the bottle to a friend and saw a long black hair in the bottom after her friend drank it.
Prior to the legislative changes in Canada with respect to contributory negligence,if a plaintiff contributed in any way to her or his own loss the action would fail.Statutes now require courts to
A)determine if the plaintiff's degree of fault exceeds the defendant's degree of fault as a pre-condition to dismissing the action.
B)apportion damages according to the respective degree of responsibility of the parties.
C)find against the most liable defendant.
D)follow strictly the responsibility chart set out in the statute.